Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans
Recipe type: Vegetable side dish
Cuisine: Vegan / Healthy
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Serves: 6 to 8
You can make this festive roasted sweet potato dish with yams or sweet potatoes or a combination of both.
  • 8 cups sweet potatoes or yams (garnet yams are particularly good,
peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ½ cup pecan halves
  • 4 tablespoons cup melted organic extra-virgin coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1¼ teaspoons ground nutmeg, or preferably, freshly grated
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ⅓ cup hemp seeds
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients except the hemp seeds in a 9x13x2 inch baking dish and toss until the sweet potatoes are evenly coated.
  3. Bake, stirring occasionally for 40 to 45 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender on the inside and touched with brown. Taste, and adjust the seasonings if desired.
  4. Let cool slightly and serve garnished with hemp seeds.
Recipe by VegKitchen at